Elon Musk Reveals Why Cyberpunk 2077 Made Him Feel Weird


Billionaire Elon Musk recently got weirded out after playing Cyberpunk 2077 due to how the game depicts human augmentation. This hits quite close to home for him, Musk said recently in an interview, because while Cyberpunk 2077 is fiction, he’s working on similar technology in real life with his Neuralink company. Musk is developing brain-machine-interface technology to help people restore functionality after a brain or spinal cord injury. But further into the future? Musk said he believes Cyberpunk 2077’s depiction of the future might happen.

“I was playing Cyberpunk, the game, and I was like uhhh this is pretty close to home here,” he said on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast. “Like, oh man. Like, is this where it leads? It might lead there eventually. I’m just saying for now, it’s going to help people who really need it.”

Musk said we won’t wake up one day and everyone will have a chip in their bodies. It will be very gradual process. “You’ll see it coming,” Musk said.

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